We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Located in the Lower Square

Olomouc actually has two town squares...the main one with the town hall and huge trinity column and... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Greenlakereener
,
Vancouver, Canada
Cool fountain

The sculpture depicts the poet Arion and the dolphin who rescued him from the sea, attracted by... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
ClogsPL
,
Warsaw, Poland
via mobile
Read all 82 reviews
54
All photos (54)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“turtles”(6 reviews)
“sculptures”(9 reviews)
“amusing”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Horni namesti | Upper Square, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (82)
Filter reviews
30 results
Traveler rating
14
13
2
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
14
13
2
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews turtles sculptures amusing square town hall
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 30 reviews
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Olomouc actually has two town squares...the main one with the town hall and huge trinity column and the lower square with a much smaller plague column and several fountains. Both squares are worth a visit and it’s fun to walk around and see all the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greenlakereener
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The sculpture depicts the poet Arion and the dolphin who rescued him from the sea, attracted by Arion's singing. There also is a turtle amusing some children. Cool sculpture, when the fountain is running, in spring, it must be a cool place to chill and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It is a very weird fountain because it looks a little bit old, but at the same time new and has some creepy dolphins in the middle. Honestly, not even sure how to review it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Catarina R
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Amusing modern fountain in a town of many fountains !! interesting set up in large squre with other monuments to view.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank david r
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Rather fun to look at and search for all the details. Some of the figures are very well made, other a mit more "schematic". But lots of details!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sitta
Reviewed October 13, 2017

I came here on a bleak, wet Sunday morning. Almost everything was closed, but this really brightened my day. I must say that the cobblestones really took it out on my feet.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank platypus150
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

An art masterpiece that became soon a city's landmark attracting families with kids, tourists as well as the local people. The sculptured fountain full of encoded messages and wisdom is a true magnet for all. It can be easily found opposite the Town hall.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ivan K
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Situated in a perfect location of the town, this fountain is a beautiful, intricately sculpted work of art. The sculptures are strange yet fascinatingly original! Well worth checking out.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank unclepigg
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The fountain is located in the old town square and is well maintained. You can sit on the chairs and enjoy a sunshine afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Max_hkxx2001
Reviewed December 4, 2016

When in spring the fountain has its water supply. It you come closer enough,you will find a great number of details of those sculptures. You may enjoy an ice-cream by it the weather must be great.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank tabrisk
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Narodni Dum
5 reviews
.11 miles away
Hotel Trinity
139 reviews
.12 miles away
Hotel Lafayette
15 reviews
.29 miles away
Hotel Flora
126 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 216 nearby restaurants
Moravska Restaurant
424 reviews
.03 miles away
Cafe New One
150 reviews
.11 miles away
Steakhouse Pivovar Riegrovka
100 reviews
.11 miles away
Riegrovka
55 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 74 nearby attractions
Holy Trinity Column
371 reviews
.02 miles away
Olomouc Town Hall
159 reviews
.05 miles away
St Moritz Church
135 reviews
.10 miles away
Astronomical Clock
380 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arion Fountain staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines